Household items fixed for free at King County’s Repair Cafés

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017 5:00pm
  • Life

King County brings “fixers” to Kirkland to repair locals’ broken appliances for free.

Locals can bring their small household items and clothing to a Repair Café and King County’s expert “fixers” will repair and mend them. There are two Repair Cafés in Kirkland this fall on Sept. 6 at Kingsgate Library, and on Oct. 21 at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

Eligible items include: Household items (lamps, small appliances); Small furniture (carried easily by one person); Electronics, Computers; Clothing (washed), zippers and more (just nothing leaking, dangerous, containing gasoline or with a strong odor).

Walk-ins are welcome, or sign up in advance to make sure your item can be repaired. To sign up, call Tom Watson at (206) 477-4481 or email For more information, visit the EcoConsumer website.

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